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A Couples Getaway in Portland, Maine

A happy mix of gritty working port and sophisticated dining and arts scene, Portland is an appealing getaway destination only a short train ride from Boston. It’s so close, in fact, Boston foodies think nothing of going there just to sample the latest restaurants in a city becoming known as one of the best dining […]

Trading Spaces: Hotel Cinderella Stories Go From Day to Night

Hotels are getting creative with spaces that can serve more than one purpose, which also serves the guest in more ways than one. You need look no further than hotels like Hartford, Connecticut’s, Goodwin for some of the city’s most mouthwatering cuisine and cocktails at night, with a fun donut shop and locally roasted coffee […]

Where to Find Family-Friendly Cinco de Mayo Celebrations

Cinco de Mayo doesn’t have to be all about the tequila. You can have a family-friendly holiday that’s fun for everyone if you visit one of these six destinations. Denver Denver serves up great family-friendly fun on Cinco de Mayo, including a parade, live music, chihuahua races and plenty of great food. There are, yes, […]

Top Bucket List Vacations for Instagram-Happy Millennials

Do you have millennials in your family — or are you one yourself? If so, Compare the Market, a U.K.-based price comparison website that has been tracking travel trends since 2006 has a list of its bucket list destinations just right for this adventurous demographic. Seattle offers a mix of green parks and such Instagram-worthy […]

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Easter for Families in Portland

Portland is an amazing place to visit with the family anytime of year but if you happen to be in town this Easter, you and your little ones are in for a real treat. The family-friendly city is bursting with fun activities to celebrate the holiday. Rabbit Romp at the Oregon Zoo Head to the […]

Food for Thought in Portland, Maine

“I wish this was our bedroom.” So said my husband after settling into The Francis after a quick 1.5-hour drive to Portland, Maine, from Boston. It would have been longer on the road in the summer, but hey, there are benefits to taking daytrips to seaside towns during the offseason. For one, there’s more time […]